Monday, December 21, 2009

summer snap monday- no rose




There is no rose of such virtue
As is the rose that bare Jesu;
Alleluia.

For in this rose contained was
Heaven and earth in little space;
Res
miranda.
[thing of wonder]

By that rose we may well see
That he is God in persons three,
Pari forma.
[equal in form]

The angels
sungen the shepherds to:
Gloria in
excelsis deo:
Gaudeamus.
[Glory on high to God. Let us rejoice]

Leave we all this worldly mirth,
And follow we this joyful birth;
Transeamus.
[Let us follow]

Alleluia, res
miranda,
Pares
forma, gaudeamus,
Transeamus.


We are not a religious family in the sense that we don't really follow one set religion or go to Church, but I am spiritual and a big believer in something "else". This is a less common Christmas song that has always stirred my soul. I sang it in The Toronto Children's Chorus. Here is a link to a recorded version of it if you want to listen. It really is gorgeous.

For more summer snaps head over to Jodi's to be wowed and delighted.

xo

2 comments:

Kristi said...

I think it may feel more like summer there than here, it was a chilly Melbourne weekend. Loving all your photos from your last post too!

Bec said...

That rose is gorgeous!
Glad you're having a wonderful time over there xx Bec

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